SWYOR-7538E9: SWYOR-7538E9 Post Medieval Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-7538E9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver hammered coin dating from the Post Medieval period: a threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). Second issue (1561-1582), North number 1998. Dated, 15--; initial mark illegible. The coin has a diameter of 18.8mm, a thickness of 0.64mm, and weighs 0.92g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1561
Date to: Exactly AD 1582

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.64 mm
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 29th June 2021 - Wednesday 29th September 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS Form No 003724

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left; rose behind
Obverse inscription: [ELIZ]AB[ET]H [ D G A]NG [FR ET H REGI]NA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing legend; date above shield
Reverse inscription: [POSVI]/D[EV]AD/I[VTOR/EM MEV
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Sheffield (Metropolitan District)
District: Sheffield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Stocksbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK2699
Four figure Latitude: 53.48707673
Four figure longitude: -1.60963365
1:25K map: SK2699
1:10K map: SK29NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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